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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Mary Simon Treasure


My friend, Nancy Kerns, has just finished this wonderful appliqued quilt. Many years of dedicated time go into the applique work and quilting of a large quilt like this (the finished size is in excess of 100 inches square). The original Mary Simon quilt did not have a border. Nancy designed this border herself. She has given me permission to share the quilt with you. (If you click on the photo, it will enlarge. Click one more time for an even closer view.)
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Miriam said...

Ohh My Goodness!!!! What a magnificent quilt!!!
Congratulations to Nancy!!
Thank you for sharing Margaret!

PatchworkRose said...

Thank you so much for sharing this magnificent work of art. This Quilt is a Treasure which deserves a place in history and a privilege to see.
Well done Nancy :-)

Nancy said...

All I can say is "heavens to Betsy" and just magnificent, outstanding and wonderful, Nancy! You can be very proud! A tremendous amount of hours went into this and it shows. Did you keep a journal?

Anonymous said...

I am enjoying this site so very much!! Where do i go to find the Christmas album quilt?

Margaret said...

When you are looking at the Christmas album quilt, click on the words "Pearl Pereira" and it will take you to her site.

Kathie said...

an incredible work of art. A masterpiece! The quilt is just beautiful, a true labor of love. Nancy is an incredible appliquer and I was lucky enough to see some of the blocks in person over the years, I hope to see the finished quilt someday. The border just adds so much to the quilt.
thanks for sharing the picture with us.

Betweens said...

that is truly a stunner!! you are right many years into that piece of baltimore historical quilt...I am so glad your friend let you post it.

TK & Squashies said...

These are amazing! Nancy is so very talented. My mom was talented like that... Thank you for sharing Nancy's work.